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Against all the odds set by Covid 19, Music Generation Galway City - a new venture for teaching music to children and teens - has proven a resounding success.
On the Saturday of this year’s May bank holiday, hundreds of people were due to take part in the annual Mayo Pink Ribbon Charity Cycle; however the arrival of the Covid pandemic meant the event couldn’t go ahead.
The visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Galway city was the perfect tonic for the disappointment of the cancellation of the European Capital of Culture launch in February, that is according to Mayor of the Galway City Council, Mike Cubbard.
Almost 100 people attended the launch of the Green Party’s General Election candidate, Julie O’Donoghue last week Deputy Leader of the Green Party, Catherine Martin TD addressed the crowd and said that if the Green Wave is to be successful, it must bring rural Ireland with it.
Despite the fact that Labour city councillor Billy Cameron is not contesting May's Local Elections, he could well prove to be the most influential figure in determining the outcome of the final seats in Galway City Central.
This wintry photograph of part of Salthill was probably taken during the war as there are no vehicle tracks in the snow, indeed there are no vehicles to be seen. The shop on the right was built by a Miss Burke who came here from Castlerea in 1935. It was a grocery and sweet shop with advertisements on the wall outside for plug tobacco.
Culture Night is Ireland’s national celebration of culture, creativity and the arts. It takes place all over Galway city and county on Friday 21st September and sparkles well into the night. From Bofin to the Bridge of Banagher, from Bearna to Ballybane and beyond, dozens of entrancing, beguiling and enjoyable events are talking place in a truly brilliant programme that showcases the creative communities and landscapes of Galway, European Capital of Culture. The offerings this year – performances, workshops, exhibitions, concerts, classes, talks, walks and much more for all ages in every conceivable area of creativity - look to be the most exciting ever, and everything is free, brought to you with love from Galway! We’d like to offer a big thank you to all the hard-working artists and art groups, community groups, venues and volunteers who have made Culture Night 2018 possible. So go ahead, check out the brilliant programme and try something new!
On the eve of the Great Famine there was a terrible scandal in Kinvara, Co Galway. William Burke, who had served as a Catholic priest for 13 years, announced to his congregation that he was leaving the church and becoming Protestant. The people were so angry that about 2,000 pursued his carriage and hurled abuse at him. Two other clergymen and police protection were required to keep him safe.
Following Margaret’s discovery of her husband Robert in a compromising position with his lover Nora Summers, Nora and her husband Gerald quickly moved out of Mount Vernon, the Gregory holiday home on Clare’s ‘flaggy shore’. But they did not go far. They moved nearby into the bungalow they had previously rented.